Telecom tariff hike won’t hurt: Government
The government believes data and voice calls will be the cheapest in the world and lower than four years ago.
Are we waiting for 'cyber earthquake' to get act together: Top official
Addressing the congregation at International Symposium on Quantum Information Technology, 2019, National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt General Rajesh Pant emphasised on the work that National Disaster Management Authority has done in disaster management.
Information Technology may trim 40K middle-level jobs
Mid-level resources, with experience of 10-20 years, account for a 5th of the workforce across IT companies.
Indian IT employees stare at a mid-life crisis
The axe will fall mainly on midlevel employees and those who haven’t picked up relevant skills.
Faster lane: Only FASTag payments at toll plazas from December 1
Indian highways are switching to electronic toll collection from Dec 1, in pursuit of a better driving experience.
India second in seeking user information from Facebook
Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death.
Other colleges charge up to 20x more than revised JNU hostel fees
Revised hostel charges for JNU students are Rs 3,600 per annum (for students from below-poverty-line families, the revised annual charges are Rs 1,800). In IIT Bombay and Delhi, annual hostel charges are Rs 20,000 and Rs 15,000 per student, respectively.
E-commerce companies cannot influence prices of products on platform: Draft guidelines
E-commerce companies cannot influence prices of products being sold on their platform and must adhere to fair trade practices, as per the dr...
Karnataka to unveil new IT policy next week
The new IT policy would focus on tier-2 and 3 cities, Narayan indicated, adding the government would strengthen educational institutions to become incubation centres in future.
E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform: Draft guidelines
Traders' body CAIT has welcomed the draft rules and said the proposed framework will "force" e-commerce companies to be more transparent and accountable towards customers. As per the draft, an e-commerce entity should not "directly or indirectly influence the price of the goods or services" and "maintain a level-playing field".
IT spend to touch $94 billion in 2020 on wings of software
According to Gartner, roughly $17.8 billion of the estimated $94 billion is considered spending in IT services and devices would be $35.4 billion. These two areas are expected to see a delay in discretionary spending or investment in digital transformation.
IT companies to shed 5-10% of mid-level workforce: Ex-CFO of Infosys
IT cos have no choice but to lay off some of their mid-level staff to become more agile, said ex-CFO of Infosys.
Proposed rules under CPA to cause unnecessary compliance burden for e-commerce cos: IAMAI
In its submission, the Internet and Mobile Association of India said it has highlighted that e-commerce entities are already regulated by multiple authorities, each of which imposes different obligations and liabilities upon e-commerce entities, creating an atmosphere of regulatory uncertainty for the sector.
India's cybersecurity market to touch USD 3 bn by 2022: PwC-DSCI report
The transaction value of digital payments in India is estimated to grow annually at a rate of 20.2 per cent from about USD 64.8 billion in 2019 to USD 135.2 billion in 2023, the report by PwC India and Data Security Council of India said. Digital growth, rising cyber-attacks, and stringent regulatory mandates are the three main factors driving the market.
US discussing deal to reinstate GSP for India: Congress report
In June, the US terminated India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key GSP trade programme after determining that New Delhi has not assured the US that it will provide "equitable and reasonable access" to its markets.
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